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Job creation down 1.7 per cent in Feb to 15.03 lakh: ESIC payroll data

NEW DELHI: Job creation dropped by 1.73 per cent in February to 15.03 lakh compared to 15.30 lakh in the same month last year, according to the latest payroll data of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC). The data showed that during September 2017 to February 2019, nearly 3 crore new subscribers joined the ESIC scheme. The ESIC has been releasing payroll ... Read More »

Twitter Reduces Maximum Number of Accounts Users Can Follow Per Day to 400

You know what used to be a key Twitter “growth hack”? Following a heap of people, giving it a few days to see who follows you back, then unfollowing them all en masse. Rinse and repeat a couple of times per week, and you’ll be on the fast track to thousands of followers. Those followers, of course, likely aren’t engaged ... Read More »

Google offers job to class 12 govt school student with salary of Rs 12 lakh per month

Dreams do come true. A class 12 student from a government school in Chandigarh who has landed a high-paying job with Google can vouch for it. Harshit Sharma, a student of Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 33-B, Chandigarh, has had an extremely fortunate turn in his life, with the internet giant offering him an incredible salary of Rs 4 ... Read More »

70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 per cent of digital blood pressure monitors used at homes are “unacceptably inaccurate”, and could cause serious implications for people who rely on them, said researchers in a recent study. The study found that these digital devices weren’t accurate within five mmHg, when compared to the mercury reading of the sphygmomanometer (used by medical practitioners) leading to flaws in ... Read More »

iPhone SE Now at Rs. 999 Per Month Under Apple’s New Corporate Leasing Plans

Apple is not only targeting retail customers with the new iPhone SE (Review) but it also wants corporates to use it on lease. Corporate users can now get the 4-inch smartphone for as low as Rs. 999 per month for a lease of two years, which add up to a total of Rs. 23,976. Similar plans are available on other ... Read More »

Ola Undercuts Uber With ‘Micro’ Cabs at Rs. 6 per Kilometre

Taxi aggregator Ola has launched a new class of ‘Micro’ cabs, which have a base fare ranging from Rs. 35 to Rs. 45, at rates of Rs. 6 per kilometre. The Micro class of vehicles include compact cars like the Hyundai Eon, Wagon R, and Datsun Go, now available for bookings in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Pune and Hyderabad. ... Read More »